Rebutia heliosa var Condorensis has dark red flowers, and larger heads.Their compact habit makes them ideal in small pots in sunny positions and is a favourite among collectors and enthusiasts. They have an attractive globular form growing to approximately 4cm in diameter, with tiny white spines.
Common Names: Condorensis
Height and diameter: Grows to about 3cm tall, 3cm in diameter.
Light: Full sun.
Water: Requires well-drained soil, and only moderate watering. The soil should be allowed to dry between watering, rather than kept perpetually damp.
Flowers: Produces red flowers in autumn.
Propagation: By removing and replanting offsets.
Care: Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions. Keep in well-draining soil, and protect from frosty conditions.